Holiday

Lincoln’s Birthday is a legal holiday in some U.S. states, including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, and New York. It is observed on the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth on February 12, 1809. In other states, a celebration of Lincoln’s birthday is combined with a celebration of Washington’s Birthday or as part…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King’s birthday, January 15. The floating holiday is similar to holidays set under…

New Year’s Day is observed on January 1st, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar used in the Roman Empire. Traditionally, as a date in the Gregorian Calendar of Christendom, New Year’s Day liturgically marked the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ, and is still…